A few months ago, I was sitting with Tony Sweet, discussing the joys of teaching photography classes, when the topic turned to HDR photography. Tony and I had both been beta-testing a new plug-in from Nik Software for performing HDR tone-mapping, and quite frankly we were excited about this new product. There are a lot of good tone-mapping options out there for HDR, but with Nik’s HDR Efex Pro, photographers have some significant processing advantages. Continue reading New Release: The Photographer’s Guide to HDR Efex Pro
For the past few months, I’ve been hard at work collaborating with my good friend (and awesome photographer) Tony Sweet on a new eBook guide to Nik Software’s HDR Efex Pro. For those of you who haven’t tried it yet, this new Nik plug-in for Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture makes creating HDR images really easy. We even describe how you can use HDR Efex Pro as a stand-alone application– useful if you use a RAW converter like Nikon’s Capture NX2.
Obviously, we not only provide readers with thorough explanations of every tool and control in HDR Efex Pro, but we also spend a lot of time explaining how and why each tool should be used. Tony and I provide lots of example images, and we spent several weeks creating a set of fourteen custom HDR presets that will be included with the eBook.
The Photographer’s Guide to HDR Efex Pro will be available soon, exclusively from Luminescence of Nature Press. To be notified of the release date, sign up for my email newsletter at www.luminescentphoto.com.
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I’m pleased to announce the release of my newest eBook, The Photographer’s Guide to Digital Landscapes. I wrote this book to provide photographers with a modern-day assessment of the fundamental techniques for capturing fabulous landscape images. Of course, some of these techniques apply to everyday photography, too. I’ve got a lot of books on landscape photography, and they are all very good. But many of the “classics” don’t have anything to say about modern DSLR photography– even the books that say “updated for digital.”
So, I present to you, The Photographer’s Guide to Digital Landscapes. A three-part book that covers:
- Field techniques
- Digital post-processing
Thanks for looking!